Former United Airlines employee
John J. Bosco of East Boston passed away on Sunday, July 10. He was 72 years old.
A former employee of United Airlines, he was the longtime loving companion of Christine Daniels, cherished father of John Bosco of Revere, Dina Routhier and her husband, Gregg of Andover, Lisa Bonavita and her husband, Agostino of Lynnfield, Christina Bosco of San Diego, CA and Lauren Bosco of East Boston; adored grandfather of Frankie Molino, Eva Routhier and Stefania Bonavita and the caring brother of the late Angelo Bosco, Mary Maglio, Elena Catanese and Anthony Bosco. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor John’s life by gathering in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere on Wednesday, July 13 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 8:30 a.m. Thursday before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church in East Boston for a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in his honor at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. For guestbook and directions: www.vazzafunerals.com
Of East Boston
Antonio Inglese of East Boston passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 7.
The beloved husband of 53 years to Rita (Cenca) Inglese, he was the devoted father of Maria Cannalonga and her husband, Nicholas of Burlington and Gianni Inglese of East Boston; dear brother of Carmine, Paolo, and Mariangela; cherished grandfather of Christina, Alicia, and Sara and he is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
His Funeral will be held at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston today, Wednesday, July 13 at 8:30 a.m. before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks Street, East Boston for a Funeral Mass in celebration of Antonio’s life at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with Antonio being laid to rest in the Mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm Street in Everett.
Of East Boston
William Castiello of East Boston died peacefully on July 6.
A US Navy veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, he was the beloved brother of Antonia Mandolini of East Boston, Ida Bertuoli of Revere, Giovanni Castiello of Italy, Anna Zaccheo of Revere, Gino Castiello of East Boston, Roberto Castiello of Saugus and the late Giuseppe Castiello and Giuseppina Bevioni. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston. Interment with military honors was in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Marion “Mimi” Vitagliano
Former manager of East Boston located bank
Marion (Strayer) “Mimi” Vitagliano of Salem, formerly of Marblehead, passed away peacefully in the North Shore Salem Hospital on Wednesday, July 6 after a long battle with respiratory disease.
She was a former longtime member of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce and manager of Santander Bank formerly Shawmut, Bank of New England, Fleet Bank, and Sovereign Bank, located in Maverick Square East Boston.
Those who knew Mimi professionally know she was an energetic, consummate professional with high standards and an expectation of excellent service. She was an active member in the East Boston Chamber of Commerce and in the Main Street project of East Boston for many years, supporting both as Treasurer.
Mimi was born in Canton, Ohio on August 8, 1943 to the late John and Margaret (Quinn) Strayer. As a Canton native, she graduated from Glenwood High School and attended Green Mountain College in Vermont. She moved to New York City where she worked at Montgomery Ward and then later at Irving Trust. She lived many years in Staten Island, New York, and then moved to Marblehead and most recently resided in Salem.
She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony; devoted mother of John Licata and his wife, Christine of Groveland, and Gina Licata of Brooklyn, NY; dear sister of Jeff Strayer of Ohio, Katherine Scott of Natick; cherished grandmother of Angela and Sabrina Licata and is also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. In honoring Mimi and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The American Lung Association, 25 Spring Street, Walpole MA 02081 or to the North Shore Medical Center, Development Office, 81 Highland Avenue, Salem MA 01970. For more information please visit: www.ruggieromh